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  • Boyne Valley, Ireland
    Oldest sundial in the world at Newgrange, Ireland
    In the verdant green Boyne Valley are three huge earth mounds—the most impressive is called Newgrange. The two other nearby mounds are named Knowth and Dowth. All three are said by dowsers to intersect at key “telluric energy”...
  • The Far Off Hills:  a light-hearted Irish comedy that warms up winter evenings
    The Far Off Hills: a light-hearted Irish comedy that warms up winter evenings
    Nothing could warm the cockles of one’s heart more on such miserable wet winter evenings as Ireland is presently enduring than the utterly delightful theatrical jewel ‘The Far Off Hills’ directed by Mikel Murfi.This good, old...
  • In terms of comedy, Ciaran Nolan is the star.
    Lyric Theatre Belfast offers seasonal treats
    No visit to Belfast is complete without a seeing a show in the northern Irish city’s premier performing venue – the Lyric Theatre – and especially during the holiday season, with dual shows running into January.Every year at this...
  • Dublin offers diverse seasonal attractions
    Dublin offers diverse seasonal attractions
    With Dublin hosting its first-ever traditional downtown Christmas market as well as two-day-long New Year’s celebrations, there seems no better time than now to enjoy Ireland’s cosmopolitan capital city.Here’s a low-down on the...
  • Sparkling perfumes from the Emerald Isle
    Sparkling perfumes from the Emerald Isle
    Just like so many of you, when December came along I started musing upon what to buy my better half as a perfect seasonal gift. Knowing she adores perfumes helped greatly. As did traveling in Ireland.The Emerald Isle, as its known, evokes many...
  • Photos of Claudine Keane, wife of LA Galaxy and Ireland star Robbie Keane
    Photos of Claudine Keane, wife of LA Galaxy and Ireland star Robbie Keane
    The name Claudine Keane is one that just rolls off your tongue--just the same as your own tongue is wagging at the queen of the WAGS by just looking at her photos. You can put your tongue back in your mouth though, because this former Miss Ireland...
  • Jurgen Klinsmann watches Ireland-USA
    Ireland demolish US Men's National Team
    Tuesday, the U.S. Men's National Team fell 4-1 to the Republic of Ireland for 33,332 spectators at Aviva Stadium in Dublin, Ireland.With the result, the USA have had only one win in the last eight games under controversial U.S. head coach...
  • Paranormal creatures: The puca
    Paranormal creatures: The püca
    The püca is primarily a creature of Irish folklore. It is said that this paranormal creature is a mischievous faerie that takes on the form of other beings. Püca tales are told all over Ireland and throughout other parts of the world.Appearance of...
  • Dublin Book Festival offers insights into the world of books
    Dublin Book Festival offers insights into the world of books
    Literary walks, public readings and open discussions with publishers and agents were all part of the annual Dublin Book Festival that ended today.The four-day program celebrated the rich writing tradition of Ireland, with many of the activities...
  • Lee Nguyen called up to USMNT
    Lee Nguyen among 25 called up for USMNT friendlies vs Ireland and Colombia
    Today, U.S. Men's National Team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann announced the roster to compete against No. 3-ranked Colombia and Ireland this November. MLS MVP candidate and New England Revolution top goalscorer Lee Nguyen is among the notable...
  •  Colin Farrell pitches his support for gay marriage in ‘YesEquality’ campaign
    Colin Farrell pitches his support for gay marriage in ‘YesEquality’ campaign
    Actor Colin Farrell is making a major statement in Ireland and for same-sex marriage as a whole. According to Pink News on Monday, the new “True Detectives” star has voiced his support for the “Yes Equality” campaign ahead...
  • Kinnitty Castle, Ireland
    Ghost hunting in a Gothic Irish castle
    There’s a ghost in the house. At least that’s the rumor at Kinnitty Castle.Although the 13th century medieval castle is now a luxury hotel, guests who spend the night often report sounds and sightings of ghosts, phantoms and banshees....
  • Ballyfin showcases Ireland's best
    Ballyfin showcases Ireland's best
    BALLYFIN, Ireland- As the carriage circled the hill, Billy the Irish cob glanced back at Lionel Chadwick, the coachman at Ballyfin manor, as if to say, “I’m ready, old son. What about you?”“Chirrup,” clucked Chadwick,...
  • Brian Boru, Dublin Castle
    The Battle of Clontarf (1014)
    Brian Boru captured the Irish kingship in the eleventh century. A rival emerged to challenge Boru's claim in 1013. The next year, the king met his enemies on Good Friday at Clontarf. The bloody Battle of Clontarf featured Viking warriors and...
  • Poet William Butler Yeats lives on in County Sligo
    Poet William Butler Yeats lives on in County Sligo
    It only takes about 1 hour and 30 minutes to drive the entire length of the Wild Atlantic Way in Country Sligo, but it’s here that you’ll find Yeat’s countryside. Growing up here, he spent much of his childhood in the northern...